Tag Archives: Honda

2020 Jazz to be hybrid-only for the European market

“2020 Jazz will be launched in Europe with hybrid technology as its sole powertrain. Autocar first reported the move in March, and in September this year, Honda affirmed that its bestselling model in the UK would only be offered with petrol-electric hybrid engines.” Read more https://www.autocar.co.uk/car-news/motor-shows-tokyo-motor-show/new-hybrid-only-honda-jazz-unveiled

Read More

Honda to launch additional vehicles with in-house hybrid system

Honda will add its i-MMD two-motor hybrid system to additional vehicles in its lineup, according to a new report from Green Car Congress. The news comes from a briefing in Tokyo earlier this month where the automaker announced it will “expand the application of its i-MMD (Intelligent Multi-Mode Drive) two-motor hybrid system from large to mid-sized vehicles to small-sized vehicles,…

Read More

Honda to expand hybrid manufacturing in Ohio

Honda will temporarily stop a shift at its plant in Marysville, Ohio, in order to reconfigure the facility for expanded hybrid and full electric car production. The new lines will be ready by August, and in the next few months, Honda will not be laying off affected workers. Instead, the company will find them alternate duties for the interim, according…

Read More

Honda licenses hybrid vehicle patents from Paice, Abell Foundation

PAICE PRESS RELEASE | SEPTEMBER 25, 2018 Honda licenses hybrid vehicle patents from Paice, Abell Foundation Another leading automaker signs a licensing agreement for Paice’s patented technology Paice, a pioneer in hybrid electric vehicle technology, announced today that it has reached an agreement to license its patented technology to Honda. One of the world’s leading car companies, Honda has ramped…

Read More

Acura’s 2019 MDX Hybrid arrives at dealerships

Acura’s 2019 MDX Sport Hybrid has arrived at dealerships around the country. The vehicle, priced at $53,975, offers a combined EPA rating of 27mpg. The vehicle employs a 3L i-VTEC V6 engine as part of its Super-Handling All-Wheel Drive (SH-AWD) system that powers to 321hp and 289 lb-ft. The MDX Sport also includes a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission which “offers ultra-fast…

Read More

Global hybrid sales increased in 2017

Leading the pack for automakers, Toyota, Honda, Hyundai / Kia and other Japanese and South Korean OEMs sold over two million hybrid and plug-in cars in 2017. Toyota, as is the trend, sold the most hybrid vehicles for the year, contributing to the industry’s fourteen percent growth over 2016. As Ward’s Auto points out, Toyota “dwarfs all other brands including…

Read More

Honda offers 55 mpg with 2019 Insight hybrid

The 2019 Honda Insight has debuted this week in New York, and the new model is rated at up to 55mpg for city driving. The Insight employs Honda’s trademark two-motor hybrid system and a 151 hp Atkinson engine. Honda is set to offer the Insight hybrid in three different trims, with various features, and will produce the model in Indiana.…

Read More

Production-level CR-V hybrid to be introduced at the Geneva Motor Show

Honda plans to unveil its updated CR-V hybrid at the Geneva Motor Show next week. The all-new CR-V will feature a 2.0 liter i-VTEC Atkinson gasoline engine alongside two electric motors. This is Honda’s second time introducing the CR-V hybrid in Europe. The automaker initially debuted a pre-production CR-V hybrid at last year’s Frankfurt Motor Show. This year’s model is…

Read More

2019 Honda Pilot SUV expected to offer hybrid powertrain

The Honda Pilot SUV is undergoing major updates. The 2019 model is expected to offer an updated physical appearance, alongside a hybrid drivetrain option. The 2019 Honda Pilot models should make their debut this year, with some speculating they could appear as early as March. New photos released by AutoGuide offer a glimpse. Read more.

Read More